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and i'm michelle griego. tis 6-- breaking new good morning, everyone. it's thursday, july 24. i'm frank mallicoat. >> i'm michelle griego. time now is 6:00. and we begin with some breaking news right now. yet another plane has gone missing. owner of air aljerri says one of their planes is missing. it was mittsing for hours before it was made public. the plane may have gone missing flying over mali an area plagued with conflict. happening today raymond "shrimp boy" chow is back in court. today's hearing has to do the with stay senator leland yee's corruption case. >> reporter: this is going to be a status conference. lawyers report on the state of their cases. but you never
know. this involves dozen dozens of defendants. this one involves leland yee, raymond "shrimp boy" chow and keith jackson accused of being a middleman. the trouble began in march when yee was arrested on corruption charges as part of an undercover sting investigation into chinatown gangs with accusations involving political favors, murder-for-hire, and weapons sales. yee and jackson are now out on bail and maybe working on plea deals behind the scenes. >> the characters who are being caught in the net, they now are giving information. some of them are trying to buy their way out so i would think that there's probably going to be quite a number of other people still to come. >> reporter: now, raymond "shrimp boy" chow is in santa rita jail in dublin. he has not been granted bail. his lawyer may push for that again today. he has done that several times
in the past unsuccessfully. today's hearing is 10 a.m. back to you. >> leland is still a member of the senate but is suspended. a typical summer commute right now. if you are traveling westbound 580 we are seeing delays on our sensors now from vasco in livermore out to the dublin interchange. we are seeing the usual slowdowns out of tracy near the 205/580 split into the altamont pass and livermore valley. if you are a silicon valley driver though everything good on westbound 237 problem-free so far leaving milpitas. and this is what it looks like again at the bay bridge toll plaza. you're stacked up to the overcrossing no delay between hayward and foster city and the antioch drive really slowing downright now between hillcrest and even a little past lone tree. that is your latest "kcbs
traffic." with the forecast, here's lawrence. not as humid around the bay area but it is going to be much warmer in spots. in fact, out the door, we are starting out with patchy fog this morning. some of that managed to sneak inside the bay and dense at the coastline. this afternoon sunny and bright. 90s and mid-90s in the hottest valleys, 80s inside the bay and 60s and low 70s becoming mostly sunny out toward the coastline. just a finger of fog lingering inside the bay right now. temperatures fairly mild 50s and 60s. by the afternoon, going to start to crank up temperatures. desert heat in our direction, 95 concord, 88 napa, 85 san jose, triple digits in the next few days. more coming up. back to you. >> thank you. developing now in the ukraine investigators are trying to get full access to the malaysia plane crash site. pro-russian separatists are accused of preventing access to that area. meanwhile, more bodies from the plane crash are expected to arrive in the netherlands later today.
40 coffins were flown there yesterday in a convoy of hearses carrying the remains to a dutch facility where forensic experts will be there to identify them. tel aviv's airport is open for flights to and from the united states again. the faa lifted its flight ban after getting word about israeli security measures for the airport. the ban was in place for more than a day following a hamas rocket strike near the airport on tuesday. secretary of state john kerry is back in egypt after another day of talks in israel and the west bank. >> i can tell you that we have in the last 24 hours made some progress in moving towards that goal. >> israeli tanks and warplanes are hitting the gaza strip again today. at least 750 people have been killed since july 8. most of them have been palestinian civilians. president obama has both public and private events today in southern california after a whirlwind visit to the bay area. he was only here for 16 hours. his mission raised money for the democrats and lots of it.
he attended a fundraiser in los altos hills yesterday. tickets started at $10,000. standing on the sidewalk, that was free and there were plenty of protestors there as you can see. they all voiced their concerns about internet neutrality and violence in the middle east, among other issues. happening today, new restrictions on ecigarettes take effect in parts of santa clara county. sales of ecigs are now restricted near schools and are banned in the common areas of multi-unit residences. studies say they could lead to increased nicotine use. county supervisor cindy chavez expressed concern about the effects on teenagers back in march. >> there's no reason to have a bubblegum watermelon ecigarette. it's the 31 flavors of getting kids addicted to nicotine. >> the new regulations apply only to unincorporated parts of the county. in addition, other restrictions were passed earlier this year banning ecigarettes on county
property. new this morning, police are investigating what led to the electrocution of a man near the old pacific pipe factory in west oakland. it happened around 9:00 last night. police and fire responded to the report of a man with electrical burns. he died at the scene. the factory by the way has been abandoned for years. the parents of a san lorenzo man are speaking publicly about their son's death in a freak accident on a beach near half moon bay. adam pye died tuesday at francis beach after a tunnel he was digging in the sand collapsed on him. emergency workers, friends and other beach-goers dug for more than a half-hour to get him out. but efforts to revive him were not successful. his parents got the news in a phone call from one of the paramedics. >> try to get him to breathe. tried to get him to talk to him. they already worked on him for 40 minutes and. i took his little contact out of his eye. his eyes were partly open and
he was gone. >> pye was spending a few days with friends before starting a new job in southern california. time now is 6:07. four men take on an incredible test of endurance. coming up, meet the team who rode all the way from monterey to hawaii. >> and the next generation of celebrity chefs might be right here in the bay area. coming up, the program getting kids inside the kitchen. >> the monsoon clouds are gone for now but here comes the summer heat. we'll talk about that coming up. >> and you get two thumbs up so far if you are traveling in oakland right now. about to hit the road on the nimitz freeway, could see some traffic tie-ups this afternoon. we have oakland a's at 12:45. a full look at your morning commute is coming up. ,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,
>> this 4 man crew spent months training for the trip from monterey to hawaii in a very small boat. there it is. they battled nasty weather, 40- foot swells, and broken equipment. team members say their biggest challenge was mental fatigue and the occasional clash of personalities. >> i'd take a plane. it's quicker. >> 43 days. >> 4 people on the boat, too, including a gal. it looks kind of small. >> i don't know. >> anyway. kids love summer camp because there's nothing like getting outside in the fresh air but there are a few kids who would rather give up sunshine for a week in the kitchen. it's the town of dublin's cooking camp, and it's this week's "cool school." >> reporter: there's something cooking in dublin. >> what is the secret to the perfect croissant? >> i don't know. >> reporter: you don't know? [ laughter ] >> reporter: well, nine tri- valley tweens and teens are about to find out. these young bakers-to-be will spend a week in the kitchen rolling the dough and perfecting the recipes from home may breads to cookies. so what's the best part?
>> the finished product. getting to start it from nothing and getting to make it and something amazing. >> reporter: and then getting to eat it? >> yeah. best part. >> reporter: day one is croissant 101-a, the key ingredient butter. and lots of it! for three hours a day, these kids will measure together, roll together, and create some yummy treats. the baking part is the bonus. it's the team work and camaraderie these youngsters take home, that's the main course. >> i think the most fun is like with all my friends and then we get to cook together and we get tips. >> reporter: kim has been teaching the advanced bakers for 7 years. once a tech worker, now one happy baker. >> in a week i just hope they have a good time and go home thinking they know a little more and they can do some work in the kitchen. and usually they do. they have a great time. >> reporter: attention, parents! there is a baking bonus here. cooking has a stepsister and these little bakers are getting a crash course on that, too. i better parents love this the most.
you guys are learning how to wash dishes. >> yeah. >> reporter: how do you feel about that? >> well, with cooking, you have to clean up after yourself. >> reporter: you need to learn it all. oh, and by the way, what's the secret to a perfect croissant? >> you need to get the perfect flakiness. >> you do. there's a lot of butner croissants, by the way. bush butter in croissants, by the -- there's a lot of butter in croissants. >> the camp is run through the parks and community service. and they run every four weeks so they have one week, two weeks, three weeks. kids love it. $200, get to make -- >> a lot of fun. parents love it because the kids get to cook and clean. what's cool about your school or your summer camp? email your nomination to us at cool cool. we may come and feature your school on the show. >> you know who is one of the most incredible bakers? >> who? >> liz wenger! >> yeah. that's right. i think they need to expand the
age range of that camp a little bit? [ laughter ] >> i'd go. all right. thanks, guys. out the door so things are getting crowded now at the bay bridge toll plaza. it is stacked up through the maze and you can see the delays in the cash and the fastrak lanes. so it's not quite backed up to 24 on 580 but it's getting there so things are really getting stacked up. and it's also slowing down on westbound 580 so kcbs flew sky 3 over the area and it saw an earlier stall at north flynn so that may be what's causing the backups right now through the altamont pass and out of tracy. you can see all the heaviest delays there. but it still remains sluggish vasco straight on out through the dublin interchange. kcbs flew over oakland a little earlier, there is an oakland a's game at 12:45 over at the coliseum playing the astros. so by lunchtime you may find a few traffic tie-ups near that exit but otherwise in the south
bay for now, gosh, it's really quiet. northbound 101 a touch of slowdowns where we sometimes see it from alum rock to mckee but nothing much to slow you down. and this accident is already in the center divide. this is in fremont southbound 680 by scott creek. so i mention it but obviously our sensors there showing speeds at 65 miles per hour. mass transit also on time. that is your latest "kcbs" drive to work. it's all about the hot weather lately. here's lawrence. boy, you know, it's been very muggy the last few days today maybe not as muggy but hotter outside as high pressure begins to build in again out of the desert southwest. so here we go! out the door this morning, temperatures fairly mild in the 50s and 60s. partly cloudy with a few patches of fog along the coastline and just inside the bay. this afternoon, though, becoming mostly sunny and, yeah, it's going to start to get hot in some of the valleys. warm even inside the bay. and very nice out toward the coastline then more sunshine on the way the next few days. and even hotter temperatures. averages usually about 66 in san francisco. today you will be well above that about 76 degrees, 81 the
expected high. 11 degrees above average in oakland. 85 in san jose. about 95 degrees in livermore. so that ridge of high pressure starting to build in again is going to crank up the temperatures the next few days. in fact, maybe some triple- digit heat as we head in toward the weekend. getting close in the central valley today 97 in sacramento. 99 in fresno. 81 in lake tahoe and sunny and 74 and mostly sunny into monterey bay. temperatures around our bay today will soar this afternoon in the 80s into san jose. about 92 in morgan hill. 70s along the coastline. you're looking at about 95 degrees in pittsburg. 96 in antioch. about 90 degrees in benicia. >> sunday and monday the
monsoonal moisture may return so it will be hot and sticky. then finally cooling down toward the middle of next week. >> that doesn't sound too bad, then. >> we'll take it. >> thank you. >> because we have to. [ laughter ] >> yeah. >> because we have to. all right, thanks, lawrence. >> all right. when you get up as early as we do you might have trouble finding the basic services. >> yes. but if you need a haircut this early, there is a place and kpix 5's roberta gonzales is there. good morning, roberta. >> reporter: good morning, michelle. hi there, frank. hi, everybody! i got to tell you i was online trying to find places that people are working as early as we are. i came across this place right here. shane's barbershop shave parlor. come on inside. meet cedric. hi, cedric. over here is travis. and hi, guys. thank you for letting us come on in this early. cedric, first of all, why are you here so early cutting hair? >> you know, we just try to cater to everybody's needs as far as being open at a time that we can really offer our services that other barbershops aren't open right now.
>> reporter: do you find that people want this service like at 4:30 a.m., 5:00? is it a changing time for people? >> definitely. you know, people have the graveyard shifted or go to school or work early or have to catch flights early. you know, so if we can offer our time earlier than other shops open, you know, whatever the customer needs. >> reporter: and you're doing a great job here. it takes how long for a haircut? >> about an hour. we like to take about an hour so we can give them a full consultation and try to go over everything that they want in a haircut. >> reporter: what is your name? >> casey. >> reporter: thank you for letting us watch you get your hair cut today, casey. meanwhile we have sam and travis. is there a particular hairstyle that's like in vogue right now for men? >> you got a lot of hairstyles that are kind of like a classic comb-over side type of haircut before you will get a hard-line put in or can create it drawing the comb in and separating it with pomade. >> i think you're like a therapist, aren't you? because you're on your feet all the time. you have to hear a lot of stuff happening? >> we do. we get to talk about a lot of
life issues, current issues, stuff you guys report about. so it gives us an opportunity to kind of be in touch with our community and also our customers. >> reporter: what's happening in san mateo right now? >> right now, uhm, people are just waking up coffee shops are just opening up, uhm, that's all i have heard so far this morning. [ laughter ] >> reporter: and you can get a haircut at 5 a.m. >> reporter: definitely 5 a.m. > absolutely. >> reporter: how long have you been coming here? >> three years. >> reporter: wow. well, if you want to know more information about shane's barbershop shave, a hot shave, all you have to do is visit us online at kpix.com. and go to "links and numbers." i want to come back and visit this place again. reporting from san mateo, roberta gonzales, kpix 5. good morning, everybody. got some news for you. if you love the giants, and especially if you love the a's. trust me. ,,,,,,,,,,
hey, good morning. everybody. whoa, the giants somehow some way they just keep getting it done. we're back out east in philadelphia where the lightning was roaming. it was an hour long rain delay last night. but here came the big blow with the dugout watching hunter pence a bases-clearing double. baumgarner with the one after eight scoreless innings and the giants won 3-1. the dodgers lost, so they increase their relief at two games in the national west. hunter pence
>> how about hip-hop heart artist biz mar-key? a home run made it 5-0, cespedes again two innings later in front of 28,000 people, two-run shot made it 7- 0. he did leave the game with a thumb injury, x-rays negative. but they got to hang on to win by a final of 9-7. and they remain two games ahead of the angels in the american league west. that's it for sports at this hour. see you later. >> brian dinsmore is our executive producer. >> a shoutout for bd there. our play of the day is from major league baseball. it's incredible, orioles and angels in anaheim, an accidental defensive play by baltimore here you go. >> here's the 3-1 delivery and that ball is hit hard off davis' glove jonathan stope with a play and gets him!
mercy. how about that. >> great play in the first baseman off his glove. 3-4-3. >> that's it. >> but in the end, baltimore lost 3-2. all right. 6:25 right now. the scene looked like something out of a action movie. coming up hear from from one of the customers when armed robbers started taking hostages hostages. >> and more and the netherlands plane that was shot down. ,,,,
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american flights into israel's main airport but not everyone is on board with that decision. >> in the wake of a san francisco supervisor admitting he slept with an aide, the city is change its rules on extramarital affairs. >> it may not be as muggy but it will be hot in spots today. we'll talk about that coming up. >> and we suddenly have new problems in mountain view two lanes blocked on northbound 101. how it's slowing things down. we'll let you know coming up. and good morning, everyone. it's thursday, july 24. i'm frank mallicoat. >> i'm michelle griego. time now is 6:29. an update now on the breaking news we're following this morning. another passenger jet has gone missing. owner of air alger ysaias one of their planes carrying 110 passengers and six crew members went off radar 50 minutes after taking off from burkina faso. the crew asked for a route change due to heavy rain. it went missing over mali. for the first time we are hearing from a woman who was
there when three armed robbers stormed a stockton bank. that woman plans to attend next week's memorial for a hostage who was used as a human shield. steve large reports on what that victim was going through right before she was killed. reporter: you feel like you have a connection with misty now? >> yes. >> reporter: tell me about that. >> uhm, i saw in her eyes, you know, that she was scared and that, uhm, this is going to be it. >> reporter: janie martinez is one of the last people to see misty holt singh alive. >> she didn't want to go. misty was crying because she was saying her daughter was alone in the car. she says, i don't want my daughter to see me coming out with you. and they said, don't worry, nothing is going to happen. but they did. >> reporter: martinez was inside the bank when the three armed robbers ran inside. >> and they had guns. and then it was happening so fast that they had the security guard -- when they found out that there is the police
officers were there, they said, we're going to take hostages. >> reporter: they said that? >> yes. >> reporter: they used those words? >> yes. >> reporter: how did they determine who they would take? >> whoever -- i don't know. they just grabbed misty and they -- the bank teller had -- the manager had her keys. and another one. they needed somebody else, but they didn't want no men. they wanted women? >> reporter: they wanted women? >> yes. >> reporter: the armed robbers left the bank with a gun pointed at each woman's head. >> so we were all crying and praying inside, you know, hoping that no harm will come to them. but they did. >> reporter: a dark day for the stockton community and for martinez, a day that will forever connect her to the mother and wife who did not want her daughter to see her in danger. >> and that's all she was thinking about, her daughter outside in the car waiting for her, and that, uhm, she didn't want to see her like that. >> police are still looking for the four suspects who dropped the robbers off at that bank.
happening today, in san francisco all the players involved in the state senator yeeey corruption scandal are expected in federal court. joining yee will be chinatown kingpin raymond "shrimp boy" chow, former san francisco board of education president keith jackson and about a dozen others. today's hearing is really a status conference. lee was arrested on -- yee was arrested as part of an undercover sting investigation on chinatown gangs, including drug running, murder-for-hire and weapon sales. yee and jackson are out on bail. >> government created the crime. the government financed the crime. and the government ensnared my client. >> that's tony serra lawyer to raymond "shrimp boy" chow. he most likely will try to get his client out on bail today. it's 6:32. the weekend is going to get hot, right? >> yes. in fact today hot in some spots
inland but not muggy today. that's intoist to get rid of that. by day it's going to start to heat up outside. it's nice to get rid of the humidity. temperatures in the 90s inland. how about this neat shot as high pressure builds overhead compressing the marine layer down to the surface. a little fog out there. just a couple of patches of fog continuing to linger at the coastline. and a few patches of fog. >> patchy fog inside the bay this morning. temperatures in the 50s and the 60s. this afternoon, we are going to crank things up. let's check the roads with elizabeth. >> they have been relatively hot spot free so far this morning. but it looks like something is brewing along the peninsula. northbound 101 initial reports came in as two lanes blocked two of the right lanes blocked
in mountain view approaching moffett boulevard. there are delays looks like near 237, so they may have just cleared it to the right-hand shoulder. meantime if you are coming out of milpitas, it looks okay maybe sluggish as you can see near the 880 interchange. it looks that way to zanker and slows again in sunnyvale. here's a live look at a fog filled golden gate bridge. can't see the top of it but the commute looks good right now. from san rafael to the golden gate bridge toll plaza, also traveling through petaluma we have brake lights southbound 101 east washington. westbound 37 approaching mare island bridge we have slowdowns as you can see right there 14 miles per hour in the westbound lanes. that's your latest "kcbs" drive to work. we have breaking news in san jose. firefighters are on the scene of a school fire in the city's edenville area. kpix 5's kiet do just arrived on the scene. he joins us now with the
latest. kiet. >> reporter: hi, good morning. we are here at caroline davis middle school in edenville drive off monterey highway. you can see here they have a big ladder truck just in case this fire breaks out in san jose. but no chance of that happening now since they have a handle on it. we have some footage of the fiber in the rear part of the school. this is an auditorium-multi-use structure. there were some woodworking tools inside there. they say the fire was somewhere inside the roof. they were able to get a jump on it quickly. firefighters got on the roof cut holes in there and then managed to contain it to that one corner of the building so they saved most of that building and the contents, as well. this happened at 5:30 this morning. the firefighters knocked it down in about 20 minutes or so. so a very fast response thinking they would go to two alarms. school isn't in session now. they say that nothing appears to be suspicious. partly because they didn't see a lot of graffiti which in
typical cases of arson they see graffiti leading to the arson but nothing suspicious yet. they have an investigator coming to the scene. live in san jose, kiet do, kpix 5. new this morning, the third deadly crash in silicon valley in just a few days. one was killed, another one has life-threatening injuries from the accident just before midnight. a corvette missed the turn getting on the freeway from great america parkway. >> based on eyewitnesses that observed the collision, sounded like they overturned four or five times and slid across the roadway on its roof. >> the chp says speed was probably a factor in the crash. northbound 101 was closed for nearly three hours. a $15 million settlement expected in a case of a san francisco city truck killing a woman in the bernal heights park. the rec and park commission approved the settlement. a woman in holly park last september was running over by a
parks department truck. the driver is charged with vehicular manslaughter. san francisco elected officials can no longer have romantic relationships with people they oversee and keep it a secret. the human resources department will require elected officials to report affairs. the change comes after the revelation that supervisor john avalos had an affair with his legislative aide. she is now on unpaid leave. secretary of state john kerry now trying to arrange a cease-fire in gaza and meanwhile the faa has lifted its ban on american flights to israel's main airport. the latest now from cbs reporter don champion. >> reporter: american airliners can once again fly into tel aviv's ben-gurion airport after the faa lifted its ban on u.s. planes traveling to israel. in a statement overnight the agency said it lifted the ban after getting new information on measures the israeli government has taken to ensure the safety of flights in and out of the airport. the decision to ban flights had
been met with harsh criticism from the israeli government. >> the real answer to the danger of flying is not to stop the flights but to stop the rockets. >> reporter: the ban had been in place for more than a day after this hamas rocket strike in a neighborhood near the airport on tuesday. u.s. secretary of state john kerry flew back to cairo without brokering a cease-fire in the 17-day war between israel and the palestinians. kerry and the u.n. secretary- general worked both sides of the war in israel and the west bank wednesday. >> i can tell you that we have in the last 24 hours made "some" progress in moving towards that goal. >> reporter: just miles away from where peace talks were going on, israel continued to assault hamas and gaza. don champion to be cbs news. >> secretary kerry plans to stay in the middle east until at least tomorrow to continue those peace talks.
more bodies from the malaysia airlines plane crash will arrive in the netherlands today. 40 coffins were flown there yesterday and a convoy of hearses carried the remains to a dutch facility where experts will identify them. in the meantime, there's a push by the australian government to secure the crash site. pro-russian separatists are accused of preventing access to the area. the united states senators are hearing horror stories as they work on ways to improve passenger safety on cruiselines. >> senator rockefeller, i am a cruise ship rape victim. [ crying ] >> other cruise passengers talked about being stranded at sea by various problems. the cruise industry said the hearing gave a distorted pictures of sea travel. as the drought lingers, californians may not be saving as much water as hoped. but most folks in the state favor mandatory water restrictions according to a poll which found 75% of
californians are okay with required conservation. homeowners association in california can no longer fine people who let their lawns turn brown in times of drought. the bill was authored by assemblywoman nora campos of san jose. campos pushed for the law after reports that some hoas have actually been fining people who stopped watering their lawns. the governor signed the bill middle and it went into effect immediately. time now 6:40. an arizona inmate takes almost two hours to die from a lethal injection. coming up, the investigation into the third botched execution just this year. >> and how about the market? take a peek. it just opened minutes ago. it's up a little bit. but heading in a good direction. we'll have much more from kcbs radio's financial reporter jason brooks coming up.
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gone for now. lots of sunshine to return, starting out with patchy fog this morning, lots of sunshine in the afternoon. 84 sunnyvale. 87 campbell, 90s in morgan hill and gilroy. mountains outside of denvert a thank you, lawrence. new this morning, video from a daring crime spree in the mountains outside of denver. it started when a deputy pulled a man and woman over in traffic. they took off and started a series of carjackings. along the way, the man stole an suv by blasting through a garage door. both suspects were eventually caught. no one was hurt.
closed right now the thrilla gorilla rides at six flags vallejo. a fire sent embers to the ride's roof starting a small flyer. six flags moved some of the animals out of the area to be safe. the ride will remain closed until inspectors give it the "all clear." it's been 8 years since new jobless claims were this low. here's kcbs radio's financial reporter jason brooks. >> reporter: we have seen a good trend when it comes to hiring in 2014. and that is the case with weekly jobless claims falling. the labor department reporting that first-time claims down 19,000 to 284,000 lowest level in over 8 years. the four-week average also down to 302,000 continuing claims down 8,000 to 2.5 million. 5 straight months we have seen average job gains of more than 200,000 pushing the unemployment rate down to 6.1%. that's the lowest level in
almost 6 years. facebook is certainly on a roll. it topped earnings expectations in the recent quarter. its profit more than doubled to nearly $800 million, revenue up over 60% to $2.9 billion. had more users in the 2nd quarter, 1.32 billion compared to 1.28 billion in the 1st quarter. and it saw its ad prices more than double. investors love this news. facebook shares are up more than 7% in the early going giving a lift to other social media companies including twitter, linkedin and yelp. stock market off to a mild start this morning on the economic news as well as the number of other earnings reports, too. let's take a look at the big board and see how we're doing. the dow is up by 24 points. nasdaq adding 5. s&p up by 2 points. michelle and frank, back to you. >> thank you, jason brooks from kcbs news. if trying to get a passport anytime soon, good luck. the state department's global database that issues passports
to americans and u.s. visa to foreigners has crashed. 50,000 visa applicants reported problems at just one u.s. embassy. the problem started on saturday and now there's a big backlog and so far, no fix in sight. arizona governor jan brewer is ordering a review of her state's execution process after it took a condemned inmate almost 2 hours to die. more now from cbs news' david begnaud. >> reporter: the execution of arizona inmate joseph rudolph wood by lethal injection took almost two hours. witnesses say during most of that time they could see and hear wood breathing and gasping for air. >> he closed his eyes, he went to sleep. then he started gasping and he did. he gasped for more than an hour and a half. >> reporter: wood was sentenced to death for killing his girlfriend debbie dietz and her father gene in 1989. >> i don't believe he was suffering. sounded to me as though he was snoring. >> reporter: the dietz family says the only unjust delay was how long it took the state to
carry out the execution. >> everything is more worried about did he suffer? who really suffered was my dad and my sister when they were killed. >> reporter: this is the third time this year a condemned inmate has taken far longer than usual to die in lethal injection. in january, ohio inmate dennis mcguire gasped for 26 minutes before he died and in april, oklahoma prison officials halted the execution of inmate clayton lockett because he was in pain and dislodged the needle and then died of a heart attack. arizona's corrections director says execution protocols were followed and that wood was comatose until he died. david begnaud for cbs news. >> well, complaining about an airline employee almost kept a man off his southwest flight. duff watson had an "a" list ticket from his flight from denver to minneapolis but his children were not "a" listers.
so they delayed the board. he tweeted about the agent. she through them off the plane. she let them back on after he deleted the negative tweet. >> i don't know. >> he was tweeting. >> getting on with his kids? i think people just get on the darn plane, you know? anyway. >> you can also tweet. right? >> i don't know. >> i would think. >> we're on the fence about this. elizabeth, what do you think? >> he doesn't look dangerous. [ laughter ] let's go outside. we haven't seen too many accidents. i mentioned that one in mountain view approaching moffett northbound 101. looks like that's clear now. we were seeing a few delays though on westbound 237. so we are starting to back up the commute there for a while. anyway, right now these are the delays leaving milpitas on westbound 237. and it slows on the approach from 880 to zanker and then again remains heavy out to sunnyvale the scene of that earlier crash so again, all lanes are now clear. but it was stacked up for a while to lawrence expressway. here's a live look at the san mateo bridge. westbound 92, this side of your screen is the commute direction. definitely getting more crowded so i think this drive time is
going to start to jump here in a little bit. no delays, no accidents reported. just commuters trying to get to the other side get to the peninsula. at the bay bridge you are stacked up fully into the maze. metering lights were turned on slightly later about 5 minutes later than typical. but i know that five minutes can make a difference if you plan your commute out of morning. so once you got on the bay bridge it is clear on our sensors from the incline to the skyway. so it's the backup behind the pay gates. golden gate bridge you can't see much of it today. it is all fogged out there on the top of the bridge. but across the span, everything is still looking good. in fact, 14 minutes is that drive time between san rafael and the golden gate bridge toll plaza. kcbs has been driving mobile units around checking for hot spots. they traveled through southbound 680 through walnut creek. we are seeing some slowdown approaching the 24 interchange. but if you are continuing out to lafayette, it looks great all the way to the caldecott. and in the south bay, we have a camera for you here near 880 and 101. things look great on 880 but on 101, we are seeing slowing from
alum rock to mckee. that's your latest "kcbs drive to work." we are seeing blue skies, we like that, here's lawrence with the forecast. >> going to see a whole lot of that blue toward the afternoon. still some patchy fog and it's a little thick approaching the coastline. high pressure building overhead compressing the marine layer somewhat. out the door we go, we have some of the patchy fog along the coast. some of that sneaking inside the bay. it looks like it will break up throughout the morning hours. by the afternoon, mostly sunny skies. going to start to get hot in some of the valleys, in fact soaring well into the 90s in some spots inland. but then the next few days that ridge will still strengthen more so and that means the temperatures could be approaching triple digits maybe just over that as we head into the weekend. average highs 66 degrees in san francisco. 70 in oakland. 838 in san jose. 88 in livermore. today we are running well above average in many spots. 76 the expected high in san francisco. 11 degrees above the average at 81 in oakland. 85 san jose. that ridge of high pressure
building in out of the desert southwest once again. somewhat unusual, usually we get a nice pacific ridge but it's been different this year so far. we'll have monsoonal clouds over the weekend. 90s into the central valleyly. lifted its ban on american flights into tel aviv anway. coming up, the monsoonal moisture returning on sunday and monday. maybe some slight cooling as we head in toward the middle of the week. but hot weather ahead. >> i think it would be a great week to take vacation if you could. >> i think you're right. >> hm. >> i have to think about that. all right. time now is 6:52. the fighting in gaza is not letting up. but the faa has lifted its ban on american flights into tel
aviv. coming up, the reason behind the decision. >> reporter: the leland yee and raymond "shrimp boy" chow corruption case returns to federal court today. coming up we'll tell you what to expect. no r y. come on. with the chase mobile app you can get a lot done in a little amount of time from transferring funds wait a minute. you've got to be kidding. did you guys see that? that ball was out. to paying your coach for adding five miles per hour to your serve. that ball wasn't in. get your eyes checked. help me out here. download the best mobile app today. so you can always have the advantage. chase. so you can
u.s. airliners flying into israel's main a five things to know at the :55. the faa has lifted its ban on u.s. airliners flying into israel's main airport. u.s. officials say israel has done enough now to ensure there's no danger to incoming planes. despite that, though, fighting in gaza continues overnight. secretary of state john kerry back in egypt now to work on that cease-fire deal. forensic investigators are working to identify some of the remains of the victims of malaysia airlines flight 17. more bodies are arriving in the
netherlands today. investigators are still trying to determine who fired the missle that downed the plane in eastern ukraine last week. and another plane has disappeared. this time over west africa. the air algerie flight vanished over northern mali around 6:30 last night. the disappearance wasn't made public until hours later. there is no contact with the plane since. arizona's governor has ordered a full review of the state's execution process. joseph wood was said to be gasping and snorting for more than an hour after the process started. it's the third execution this year where inmates took far longer than expected to die. and san jose firefighters on the scene of a school fire in the city's edenville area. crews called early this morning to davis intermediate school. the damage is confined to the attic of a roof of a
multipurpose building in the school. i'm anne makovec live in san francisco. the federal corruption case that links some unlikely suspects returns to court today for a status conference hearing. these are some of the men in play among more than 2 dozen other suspects. state senator leland yee, chinatown kingpin raymond "shrimp boy" chow, and former san francisco board of education president keith jackson who is accused of being the middleman in some sordid deals. the trouble began in march when yee was arrested on corruption charges as part of an undercover sting investigation into chinatown gangs with accusations of political favors, murder-for-hire and weapons sales. yee and jackson are now out on bail. maybe working on plea deals behind the scenes. >> the characters who are being caught in the net, they now are giving information, some of them trying to buy their way out so i would think that there's probably going to be quite a number of other people still to come. >> reporter: raymond "shrimp
boy" chow is still in jail. he is not out on bail. his lawyer may push for that today at the hearing that begins at 10 a.m. anne makevoc, kpix 5. one last check of the bay bridge toll plaza. it is backed up to the maze about 20 to 25 minutes to get on the span. but i got to say westbound 580 that approach still looks good as well as the 880 approach in oakland. here's a live look at the richmond/san rafael bridge toll plaza. a few delays shouldn't take too long to get across the span and mass transit including bart on time. that's traffic. here's lawrence. >> all right. a lot of sunshine coming our way. broken out over the bay right now a couple of patches of fog. by the afternoon, plenty of sun going to start to get hot in the valleys up to the mid-90s in the hottest spots inland. 80s inside the bay and 60s and 70s near the coast. next couple of days, could see some triple-digit heat maybe cooling down slightly toward the middle of next week. >> very hot. >> all right. well, thanks for watching kpix 5 news this morning. your next local update is at 7:26. >> "cbs this morning" is coming up next. in the meantime, have a great day and we're back at noon. >> we are.
captions by: caption colorado email@example.com good morning. it is thursday, july 24th, 2014. welcome to "cbs this morning." minutes ago, confirmation of a new aviation disaster. an algerian jet crashes with more than 100 people aboard. arizona takes nearly two hours to execute an inmate. the demand for answers after another botched death sentence. plus chaos in colorado. carjackings, a wild chase and the driver who risked his life to stop a gunman. but we begin this morning with a look at today's "eye opener," your world in 90 seconds. an air algerie plane carrying 116 people has crashed in the sahara. >> another disaster in the sky. >> the plane was not far